The St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project will have a very positive, significant employment impact on St. Lawrence and the Burin Peninsula.

• 350 – 400 construction jobs for 2 years

• 200 full time operations phase jobs for 10 years

• 525 indirect jobs

• Direct salaries of approximately $10 million per year

CFI is an equal opportunity employer and has implemented a Gender Equity and Diversity Program, as well as training and apprenticeship programs.

CFI is committed to local employment, to maximize local benefits, both through direct employment and training the local workforce.

It is possible that the life of the mine could be significantly longer than 10 years, resulting in longer operational jobs – direct and indirect.

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CFI is committed to treating our employees with respect and dignity, and to encouraging, measuring, and regarding exceptional performance. We commit to providing adequate worker training along with a safe and healthy environment in which all employees have opportunities to accomplish their full potential.



CFI is committed to building upon and developing the skills, experience and education of all employees, enabling them to advance along their chosen career path.

Hiring preferences will be aimed at residents within the local area, the Burin Peninsula and then Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be achieved by encouraging young people to begin planning their future today, and by offering training and development opportunities throughout the life of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project.

CFI expects to employ approximately 200 full time positions during the 10-year operations phase. Positions expected to be required to safely run the Project in an efficient manner, include the following:

  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Blasters
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Process Plant Operators
  • Accountants

  • Millwrights
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Administration Support
  • Electricians
  • Metallurgist
  • HSE Coordinators

  • Instrumentation Technicians
  • General Labourers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Haul Truck Drivers
  • Mine Engineers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators

  • Surveyors
  • Environmental Technicians
  • Drillers
  • Geologist
  • Warehousepersons
  • Operations Supervisors



Canada Fluorspar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. It is our policy to assure that applicants are considered and employees are treated fairly during their employment without regard to race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, social origin, religious creed, religion, age, disability, disfigurement, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, source of income and political opinion, or any other characteristic protected by federal and provincial laws.

To support the continued growth and development of the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Project, we are seeking talented, skilled and enthusiastic people to join our team. If you feel you have the right skills to be a member of our world-class team, start by reviewing the current opportunities below.



Please check back often for the latest career opportunities. Feel free to send your resume to us at We will keep it on record for future opportunities.

Please see the table below for current opportunities or job status for recently posted positions. To see the posting including job description, please click on the corresponding competition number.

Permanent Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Assistant Controller 2019-065 September 25, 2019 October 3, 2019 CLOSED
Product Delivery Coordinator 2019-062 September 12, 2019 September 17, 2019 CLOSED
Training Lead 2019-060 September 12, 2019 September 17, 2019 CLOSED
Millwright 2019-055 September 6, 2019 September 10, 2019 FILLED
Journeyperson Millwright 2019-052 August 28, 2019 September 2, 2019 FILLED
Steam Truck Operator 2019-049 August 9, 2019 August 14, 2019 FILLED
Health & Safety Advisor 2019-050 August 7, 2019 August 14, 2019 FILLED
Temporary Positions Competition Number Posting Date Closing Date Status
Loader Operator 2019-069 October 10, 2019 October 16, 2019 Ongoing
Journeyperson Welder 2019-068 October 8, 2019 October 11, 2019 Ongoing
General Labourer 2019-067 October 7, 2019 October 10, 2019 Ongoing
Carpenter 2019-066 October 7, 2019 October 10, 2019 Ongoing
Labourer – Wash Plant 2019-064 September 25, 2019 September 30, 2019 FILLED
Crusher Operator III 2019-063 September 18, 2019 September 23, 2019 FILLED
Crusher Operator III 2019-061 September 12, 2019 September 17, 2019 FILLED
Document Controller 2019-059 September 12, 2019 September 17, 2019 CLOSED
Labourer – Wash Plant 2019-058 September 6, 2019 September 10, 2019 FILLED
Insulator 2019-057 September 6, 2019 September 10, 2019 FILLED
Electrician 2019-056 September 6, 2019 September 10, 2019 CLOSED




CFI is committed to employing as many people from St. Lawrence and surrounding areas as possible. To assist in our recruitment efforts, CFI has formed a partnership with Keyin College, a Newfoundland and Labrador training institution, to train students for jobs in mining and milling.